DESIGN

 

DESIGN

 

Lyon & Turnbull’s Design specialists are renowned for both their knowledge and their market-leading specialist sales of artworks conducted from our saleroom's around the UK and via our live online auctions.

Our specialists are experts on design, as well as current market conditions - an essential combination to any successful auction. With a wealth of experience, our Design team offers expertise encompassing a range of media including ceramics, furniture, sculpture, lighting and textiles.

Our auctions focus on Design from 1860 to the present day and encompass all the major periods from the Aesthetic and Arts & Crafts Movements; Art Nouveau and Art Deco; Austrian Secession; Pre-War French and British Modernism, to works from the Mid-Century and Post-War, including Italian and Nordic Design, European and American Modernism, Studio Craft through to Contemporary Design, Glass and Studio & Contemporary Ceramics.

Sales conducted throughout the year include Design since 1860; Modern Made: Post-War & Contemporary Design and Studio Ceramics and specialist sales of Lalique. We also hold occasional Design Online sales. 

 

Get in touch with one of our Design specialists:

 
Edinburgh | 0131 557 8844 
London | 0207 930 9115
design@lyonandturnbull.com

  

 

 

Request a Free Auction Estimate

 

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Meet the Design Team

JOHN MACKIE

DESIGN 1860 TO 1945

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PHILIP SMITH

MODERN MADE

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OLIVIA ROSS

JUNIOR SPECIALIST

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John Mackie

 

“Our exciting series of Design sales cover the history of modern design, from 1860

to the present day. We are a passionate team of specialists aiming to share our enthusiasm

and expertise for the subject to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.”

  

JOHN MACKIE
Head of Sale, Design 1860 to 1945
0131 557 8844
john.mackie@lyonandturnbull.com 

 


 

Related Departments

Decorative Arts

 

Design 1860 - 1945

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Lalique

 

Lalique

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Modern Design

 

Modern & Post-War Design

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Our Venues

 

33 Broughton Place

Edinburgh
EH1 3RR

 


 

Buying & Selling at Auction

Buying at Auction

At Lyon & Turnbull we want to make buying at auction, either in the saleroom or online as easy and enjoyable as possible. With both specialists and client services available across a wide range of locations so whatever your interest or query we are always on hand to help.

 

Here we explain the whole process of buying at auction ⇒

Selling at Auction

Holidng approximately 30 auctions per annum, we combine personal, one-to-one service with a team of internationally experienced specialists selling antiques and art at auction can be easy. Our team are on hand to assist at every stage, keeping you up-to-date throughout the process from initial valuation to settlement.

 

Here we take you through the process of selling at auction ⇒

 


 

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